The Queen’s baton has arrived in New Zealand. The baton is relayed around the Commonwealth countries before the 2014 Glasgow Games next year.
The baton is being carried on a four-day tour throughout New Zealand.
Rob Waddell – along with 2010 Delhi games medalists Nikki Hamblin and Joelle King – will start the New Zealand leg of the relay an Auckland Harbour.
The baton will travel to Wellington for a reception at Parliament on Friday before it departs for Dunedin to feature in St Andrew’s Day celebrations on Saturday.
The Queen’s Baton relay began its 19,000km journey around 70 nations and territories in October. It arrived in New Zealand from Samoa.
The Commonwealth Games take place from 23 July to 3 August in Glasgow, Scotland.
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